Mythbusters: Collection 1
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The episodes look very good, but sometimes I got the impression that the material wasn't filmed with widescreen viewing in mind, the framing can be on the claustrophobic side. (I.e., zoomed in a bit too far.) The earlier episodes have the myths one after the other, and you can select which one you want to watch. This is great. Unfortunately, in the later episodes we get the more familiar interweaving of the myths so you only get to select the beginning of the myth you want to watch but when the program switches to another myth you have to fast forward manually, there are no additional chapter stops.
This DVD set is very bare-bones. Only one behind-the-scenes feature, no commentaries, just full-length episodes (I think there may be some extra footage thrown in here and there; there are a couple small experiments that I don't remember seeing from the TV version). Plus, the episodes they chose for the set seem kind of arbitrary, just random ones from seasons 2 and 3. However, the new low price is MUCH better than the $60 or so you used to have to pay at the Discovery Channel website. I recommend this set to anyone who has ever been curious about their world. You will not be disappointed.
My dilemma of Christmas shopping was solved and if there are any problems when he receives it will update this review.
Most highly recommended.
Consider - the lovely quiet Jamie Hyneman and the eclectically loud and funny Adam Savage, THE MYTHBUSTERS plus (their beautiful and wonderful staff of Mythbusters: Kari Byron, Jessi Combs, Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci, Robert Lee, Nikos Andronikos and so forth...)
I saw one of their TV Show Seasons and I've purchased all of their TV Show Seasons available for sale, plus all of the 10 Collections and All of their Specials.
Yes, entertaining, worthwhile and something that never gets old, great explosions, curious informational tid-bits everybody should have whether it is a James Bond special effects or some other show, etc... Something for everybody! Buy it before they're gone, hurry up! I love this show!
I am NOT a professional reviewer--though I play one on Amazondotcom--
I live in a country ("across the 'pond'") where if I want to SEE this
show I have to BUY the videos.
I do know what I like.
I LOVE this show.
==> There are 11 Seasons available in 7, so-called, numbered, collections
Mythbusters: Collection 2
Mythbusters - Collection 3
Mythbusters: Collection 4
Mythbusters: Collection 5
Mythbusters: Collection 6
Mythbusters Collection 7
Mythbusters: Collection 8
MythBusters: Collection 9
and several other buying options. Such as:
Mythbusters: Urban Legends
You CAN buy entire seasons---if you can find them-- and even
complete--so far--seasons for as much as $400.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Nothing wrong with Mythbusters at all. But you will be better of just buying the seasons since these are just random.Published 1 month ago by Zac Waterman
Fun series. arrived on time and had no trouble playing itPublished 2 months ago by Patricia Figueroa
The boys get started, and you just have to ride it out to season 14Published 4 months ago by lotoofla
I have said this about all of the collections, so if you've read one of my reviews, you've read all of them. Read morePublished 6 months ago by LibraryRose
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